Sun Orchid with hoverfly

Posted by ChrisRoss on Sat May 13, 2023 2:10 am

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Sun Orchid with Hoverfly  Thelymitra nuda

One of the local sun orchids from last spring, a hoverfly briefly landed on the flower and was able to grab a single frame.

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by david fletcher on Sat May 13, 2023 2:11 am
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Nicely done Chris. The hoverfly a nice touch.
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by Swissblad on Sat May 13, 2023 4:47 am
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Lovely image with great BG - the hoverfly is a nice bonus.

by Carol Clarke on Sat May 13, 2023 11:20 am
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A beauty, love the colour and a nice bonus with the little hoverfly, Chris.

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by Tom Whelan on Sat May 13, 2023 12:43 pm
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Beautiful colors and details, nicely posed hoverfly.
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by Axel Hildebrandt on Sat May 13, 2023 4:58 pm
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Great soft light, beautiful flower and the little visitor adds to it.
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